What is the Dollar Index (DXY)?

Keeping up with our tour around the various indices that have a decisive influence on global financial markets, today is the turn of the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY). Surely those who have their day to day anchored to finance and markets, know perfectly well of its existence. But behind this index, which daily returns the value of the dollar as a global currency, there is a history and a specific function beyond the register. U.S. Dollar Index (USDX) and the Currency Basket If we were to give a specific definition of the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY), we would say it’s an [...]

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The S&P 500 index

Among the indices that evaluate the performance of stock markets worldwide. One of the most prominent is one that we know as the S&P 500 index, also known as Standard & Poor's 500. This index evaluates the performance of the shares on the New York Stock Exchange. For many analysts, the S&P 500 is the most representative, even more than the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which along with the Nasdaq put together the 3 most relevant indices. Standard & Poor’s Responsible for this index is the Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC. The financial service company. This international company is in [...]

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The Bretton Woods Agreements

Very few events, in the development of the world economy, have had this kind of impact than the Bretton Woods Agreements. The Yalta Conference was to the political scene, what these agreements, were to the economic scene, they had to become the pillars to settle the reconstruction of the new world order which was under the devastating effects of the Second World War. A war created these agreements, but another war put an end to them, 27 years later. From the Bretton Woods Agreements, The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank were born. The Genesis of the Bretton Woods Agreements [...]

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